Lecture on ‘Planning Law School Life & Career Prospects’ organized at JU - watsupptoday.com
Lecture on ‘Planning Law School Life & Career Prospects’ organized at JU
Posted 14 Oct 2017 03:52 PM

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The Department of Law and Placement Cell, University of Jammu, today jointly organized extension lecture in the Department of Law by Avani Bansal, Advocate, Supreme Court of India on the topic “Planning your Law School Life and Career Prospects” for LLB and LLM students.
Advocate Avani Bansal did her Masters in Law from Harvard Law School and BCL and M Phil in Law from the University of Oxford. She is currently practicing as an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. She shared her real-life experiences with the students and highlighted the importance of moot courts, debates, publications, and other extracurricular activities for shaping the students for facing the career opportunities in the legal field.
Bansal insisted on the importance of excellence, no matter how specialized the area of law chosen. She pointed out the importance of writing on legal issues, no matter how humble the platform initially even personal blogs. She said that in a crowded profession like law, one has to make ones mark by writing on those platforms which judges read. She stressed the importance of attending moot courts. She proceeded to explain why education in countries like the UK and USA is worth the expense given the networks one became part of as well as the manner in which legal education was imparted in institutions there. She also underlined the importance of CV writing and internship, which play important role in career building. The lecture was followed by interactive session with students of the Department of Law.
Earlier, Head, Department of Law, Prof Arvind Jasrotia, highlighted the importance of interaction between legal professionals and law students.
Prof Dipankar Sengupta, Dean Placement, assured students of more such interactions in the near future.
The programme was conducted by Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and the formal vote of thanks was delivered by Dr Savita Nayyar, Sr Assistant Professor.

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